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Fred the Godson, Spliff Star playing Bridgeport’s FuzeOnFest

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Hip hop artists Fred The Godson and Spliff Star are headlining this year’s FuzeOnFest at Bridgeport’s Rampage Skatepark on Friday, July 25 at 3 p.m. The free, day-long festival of music, graffiti, skateboarding and BMX is being hosted again this year by Connecticut hip hop stable Full Blast Movement, who will perform at the event. […] [Read More]
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‘The Big Lebowski’ playing in Stamford

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The Avon abides. “The Big Lebowski” — the Coen Brothers classic comedy about an amiable, unemployed, White Russian-drinking stoner — will be screened at the Avon Theatre’s Cult Classics series on Tuesday, July 22 at 9 p.m. The film stars Jeff Bridges as The Dude, along with John Goodman, Julianne Moore and Steve Buscemi. Prior […] [Read More]
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Milford’s Beach Avenue returning to ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Beach Avenue — the Milford folk-rock band that breezed through their Hollywood audition on “America’s Got Talent” last week — will return to perform on the show on Wednesday, July 23 at 8 p.m. After wowing judges Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Mel B with a performance of their original song, “Coming Your […] [Read More]
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Creed frontman headlining Norwalk Oyster Fest

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Scott Stapp, the soulful frontman of 90′s neo-grunge powerhouse Creed, is set to headline the Norwalk Oyster Festival on Friday, Sept. 5. In 2013, Stapp released “Proof of Life,” his first solo album in eight years, and his first since overcoming a life-threatening drug addiction. Mike Reilly, chairman of the Oyster Festival and a “fan […] [Read More]
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PHOTOS: Oh, Cassius! EP release show in Fairfield

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Meredith DiMenna and John Torres of the Bridgeport indie folk Oh, Cassius! performed for a sold-out house during their EP release show at Fairfield Theatre Company on Thursday, July 17. Flanked by an six-piece band and an assortment of taxidermy animals, Torres and DiMenna shared songs from their debut EP, “Ides of March.” Check out […] [Read More]
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Mr. Brainwash exhibition opening in Greenwich

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Works by the Paris-born street artist Mr. Brainwash will be on view in an exhibition that opens this week at the Samuel Owen Gallery in Greenwich. The show opens with a public reception on Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. Here’s more about the artist, via the Samuel Owen Gallery: Mr. Brainwash is the pseudonym […] [Read More]
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Remembering bluesman and Easton resident Johnny Winter

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When I arrived at Stamford’s Carriage House Studios in February 2010, it was with little appreciation for the blues. I didn’t share this with Johnny Winter, of course; the guitarist and producer, who was in Stamford recording his first album in seven years, had dedicated his life to performing the expressive musical style. I did, […] [Read More]
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Greenwich singer/actress stars in sci-fi film ‘Dinosaur Experiment’

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For years, Jana Mashonee has been chasing her dreams of becoming a pop star. Now, she’s the one being chased — by dinosaurs. Mashonee, of Greenwich, is the star of “Dinosaur Experiment,” a new low-budget sci-fi adventure thriller that reached the Top 20 most rented Redbox films this week. In her acting debut, the Grammy-nominated […] [Read More]
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Best of Summer: Southwestern Connecticut Beaches

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Now that summer is here, the urge to get some sun and take cool dip in the water is back and stronger than ever. In other words, the beach is calling. For our next installment of Best of Summer, we’re asking our readers to vote on their favorite sandy venue. If you don’t see your […] [Read More]
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PHOTOS: Bridgeport’s Duece Bug performs at Warped Tour

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  Bridgeport hip hop artist Duece Bug was back on the Vans Warped Tour circuit again this year, performing festival dates throughout the northeast while promoting his group, The Full Blast Movement’s debut LP. Appearing on the Yo! Bring It Back Stage, Duece Bug rocked Scranton, Pa., Mansfield, Mass., Camden, N.J., Wantagh, N.Y. and Hartford. […] [Read More]
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